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About the Position
Position #: 1898
Position: Medical Support Committee Members - Open Harbour Refugee Association
Location: Halifax, NS, Canada
Description: When our refugee sponsorship arrives to Halifax, they will need assistance with navigating the Canadian healthcare system. The Medical support committee is responsible to:
1. Register clients at the Transitional Health Clinic after arrival and ensure they have an initial health assessment when they arrive;
2. Assist clients with medical appointments (including transportation to and from, using the bus when possible for bus orientation)
3. Search for a family doctor, dentist and optometrist for clients by the end of the year of sponsorship (Transitional Health Clinic often helps with this);
Training Details: OHRA is a very supportive committee that will provide help where needed. You will meet with current members of the medical committee to learn about your role.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Health Care/Emergency, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Sensitivity, Empathy
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: SARA D'ARCY
Address: 1041 Wellington Street Halifax, B3H 3A1
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